Archive for April 11th, 2021

More Than 700 Civilians Killed By Myanmar Junta Since Coup

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | April 11 2021, 7:40 PM

At least 82 people were killed in the city of Bago on Friday during a military crackdown against opposition.

Long Marred By Racism, St. Louis Elects 1st Black Female Mayor

US & World | | April 11 2021, 6:40 PM

Amid unrest at local jails, surging gun violence and a pandemic that has disproportionately hurt people of color, Tishaura Jones says: "We are done avoiding race and how it holds this region back."

South Korean Electric Vehicle Battery Makers Reach $1.8B Deal To End Trade Dispute

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | April 11 2021, 11:20 AM

The deal means both companies will be able to produce lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles at a time when President Biden hopes to boost support for the industry as part of his climate plan.

'Suspicious' Blackout Strikes Iran's Natanz Nuclear Site

US & World | | April 11 2021, 7:00 AM

Iran's underground Natanz nuclear facility lost power Sunday just hours after starting up new advanced centrifuges capable of enriching uranium faster.

This Top Biden Economist Has A Plan: Create Jobs, Address Inequality, Ignore Trolls

Politics | | April 11 2021, 6:20 AM

Janelle Jones is the first Black woman to serve as chief economist at the Labor Department. She says helping marginalized groups boosts the entire economy.

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